Hatsukoi Limited (TV)

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Alternative title:
初恋限定。 (Japanese) 
Genres: comedy , romance , slice of life 
Themes: school 
Plot Summary: A series of short stories depicting the complicated love lives of eight middle school and high school girls, their classmates and relatives. These stories later intertwine to form a main story involving most of the cast. 
User Ratings: 675 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 57 votes (sub:53, raw:2, dub:1, others:1
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 153 votes (sub:139, dub:3, raw:1, others:10
4 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Chinese mandarin subtitled
)
 Very good: 223 votes (sub:210, dub:1, others:12
5 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Good: 160 votes (sub:150, dub:1, others:9
6 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 58 votes (sub:52, raw:2, dub:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 So-so: 10 votes (sub:9, ?:1)
 Not really good: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 1154 users, rank: #925 (of 6096)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.843 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.3218, rank: #699 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 7.714 (Very good−), rank: #766 (of 6089) (seen all: 7.76 / seen some: 7.33 / won't finish: 4.04)
Bayesian estimate: 7.711 (Very good−), rank: #577 (of 4589)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 18
Vintage: 2009-04-11 
Release dates: We have 6
Opening Theme:
"Future Stream" by Sphere 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Hatsukoi Limited" (初恋limited) by marble (eps 1-4, 7-8, 10-11) 
#2: "Hatsukoi Limited (Long Version 1)" (初恋limited) by marble (ep 5) 
#3: "Gensō no Basho, Sorezore no Michi no Ue" (幻想の場所、 それぞれの道の上) by marble (ep 6) 
#4: "Sora ni Mau" (空に舞う) by marble (ep 9) 
#5: "Hatsukoi Limited (Long Version 2)" (初恋limited) by marble (ep 12) 
Official website:
初恋限定。 (Japanese) 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Hatsukoi Limited - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD) 2012-07-31 (from $17.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoshiki Yamakawa 
Series Composition: Mariko Kunisawa 
Screenplay: Mariko Kunisawa 
Storyboard:
Kiyotaka Ohata (eps 4, 10) 
Kouichi Takada (eps 5, 7, 11) 
Yoshiki Yamakawa (OP,​ED; 6 episodes
eps 1-3, 6, 9, 12
)
 
Youhei Suzuki (ep 8) 
Episode Director:
Daisuke Takashima (eps 4, 11) 
Masato Jinbo (eps 1, 7) 
Tomoaki Ohta (ep 3) 
Toshikazu Hashimoto (eps 2, 9) 
Yasuyuki Fuse (ep 10) 
Yoshiki Yamakawa (OP,​ED; ep 12) 
Youhei Suzuki (ep 8) 
Music: Nijine 
Original creator: Mizuki Kawashita 
Character Design: Tomoyuki Shitaya 
Art Director: Hirotsugu Kakoi 
Animation Director:
Koji Yamakawa (6 episodes
eps 2-10 even, 11
)
 
Shinya Hasegawa (eps 3, 5) 
Tomoyuki Shitaya (OP,​ED; 5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 7, 9, 12
)
 
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa 
Director of Photography: Kazuya Iwai 
3D Animation: Eiji Ihara 
Assistant Animation Director:
Katsuhiro Shimizu (ep 10) 
Keiichi Sano (eps 4, 9, 12) 
Keiko Ijima (eps 2, 11) 
Mayuko Kato (eps 2, 6) 
Sayuri Sugitou (ep 5) 
Shinya Yamada (eps 3, 10) 
Shuichi Shimamura (ep 1) 
Tomoyuki Shitaya (ep 12) 
Toshiya Washida (ep 6) 
Yuki Imoto (ep 8) 
Yumi Nakayama (eps 7, 11-12) 
Yuuji Shigekuni (ep 5) 
Background art supervisor: Hiroshi Kato 
CG Design: Yoshihide Mukai 
Color design: Kyousuke Ishikawa 
Digital Effects: Atsushi Satou 
Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama 
Key Animation:
Masayoshi Tanaka (ep 12) 
Yuu Yamashita (ep 8) 
Planning:
Akihiro Kawamura (Geneon Entertainment) 
Kazuhiko Torishima (Shueisha) 
Nobuhiko Sakawa (The Klockworx Co.) 
Shunji Inoue (Lantis) 
Recording Assistant: Nobuhiro Negishi 
Sound Effects: Katsuhiro Nakano 
Theme Song Performance:
Aki Toyosaki (OP - Sphere) 
Ayahi Takagaki (OP - Sphere) 
Haruka Tomatsu (OP - Sphere) 
marble (ED) 
Minako Kotobuki (OP - Sphere) 
Video Editing: Akihiro Kanetaka 
Aki Toyosaki as Koyoi Bessho 
Ayumi Fujimura as Nao Chikura 
Mariya Ise as Ayumi Arihara 
Miyu Irino as Mamoru Zaitsu 
Rie Tanaka as Misaki Yamamoto 
Ryoko Shiraishi as Meguru Watase 
Shintarō Asanuma as Etsu Kusuda 
Shizuka Itou as Kei Enomoto 
Takahiro Sakurai as Hiroyuki Sogabe 

Hiroyuki Yoshino as Yuuji Arihara 
Kazuya Nakai as Gengorou Takei 
Kenji Nomura as Misao Zaitsu 
Minako Kotobuki as Rika Dobashi 
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Haruto Terai 
Saori Goto as Soako Andou 
Satomi Satou as Yuu Enomoto 
Satoshi Hino as Yoshihiko Bessho 
Sayuri Yahagi as Nanoka Kyuuma 

Akira Ishida as Yukito Renjou 
Ayako Kawasumi as Sumire Fudounomiya 
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
AAA (eps 1, 5-6) 
AI (ep 12) 
Asahi Production (ep 5) 
Buyu (eps 5, 8) 
Debris Sapporo (ep 6) 
Doga Kobo (ep 5) 
Dream Move (ep 5) 
Last House (ep 12) 
Production Reed (eps 3, 10) 
Studio Cj (ep 5) 
Studio Liberty (eps 7-8) 
Studio Mark (ep 8) 
Tamazawa Animation House (ep 7) 
Wao World (eps 1, 6, 12) 
Wish (eps 1, 12) 
Yumeta Company (eps 2, 8) 
Animation Production: J.C. Staff 
Backgrounds: Totonyan 
Broadcaster: BS11 Digital (2009-04-11) 
Digital Paint:
AAA (ep 2~12) 
Assez Finaud Fabric. (eps 9, 11) 
D-COLORS (ep 2) 
DEXS (eps 3, 10) 
iseriA (ep 2) 
Jinbun (5 episodes
eps 2, 4, 6~8, 11-12
)
 
M.S.C. (ep 11) 
M.S.J Musashino Production (ep 5) 
Nendai Animation (eps 3, 9-10) 
Studio Cj (ep 5) 
Studio Elle (5 episodes
eps 2, 4, 8, 11-12
)
 
Wao World (ep 2) 
Wish (ep 12) 
Editing Studio: REAL-T 
In-Between Animation:
AAA (ep 2~12) 
Buyu (eps 2, 8, 11) 
DEXS (eps 3, 10) 
GALLOP (ep 3) 
Jinbun (4 episodes
eps 2, 6~8, 11-12
)
 
M.S.J Musashino Production (ep 5) 
Nendai Animation (eps 3, 9-10) 
Noside (ep 3) 
Picture Magic (eps 3, 8, 10) 
Studio Cj (ep 5) 
Studio Cockpit (ep 11) 
Studio DEEN (ep 11) 
Wish (ep 4) 
Yumeta Company (ep 9) 
ZEXCS (ep 9) 
Key Animation:
Debris Sapporo (ep 6) 
Studio Cj (ep 5) 
Studio Gimlet (eps 3, 5, 10) 
Music Production: Lantis 
Production Cooperation: Picture Magic (eps 3, 10) 
Recording Studio: Procen Studio 
Sound Effects: Sound Box 
Sound Production: Magic Capsule 
Video Editing: Tokyo Video Laboratory 
Website Production: HeartyWare Co. 
English staff
English companies
(none)
Distributor: Section23 Films 
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
English cast
(none)
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